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What is Art and How it Differs from Aesthetics

Kreuzbauer, Robert (2017) What is Art and How it Differs from Aesthetics Behavioural and Brain Sciences.

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Art objects differ from other objects as they are intentionally created to embody a producer’s (i.e. artist’s) expression. Hence art objects are social objects whose appeal and value is largely determined by the strategic interaction between the artist and the audience. I discuss several aspects how strategic interaction can affect an art object’s perceived value and aesthetic appeal.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
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Date : 2017
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2017 Cambridge University Press. This is the author's version of a paper accepted for publication in Behavioural and Brain Sciences.
Uncontrolled Keywords : Psychological Valuation, Art, Aesthetics, Authenticity, Strategic Interaction
Depositing User : Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited : 12 Sep 2017 10:43
Last Modified : 12 Sep 2017 12:30

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